Preserving Oklahoma History #103
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- OETA (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)
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- This episode contains information regarding Oklahoma Cities grandest homes from the turn of the century. Features information about historic vignettes. One is the Overholster Mansion built in 1903 and now part of the Preservation Oklahoma, Inc. This also includes information about the Tall Grass Prairie and the Osage Nation which once held the land rights to land where oil was discovered. In the 1920's the Osage Indian Nation became very wealthy from these land rights. In the early 1800's the early Osage tribal members were moved to the outskirts of this land due to the 1906 Allotment Act. The Immaculate Conception Catholic Church is also related to these natives since many were Catholics. This also contains an interview with Clara Luper, known as the Mother of Sit In. She is also known as a great civic leader, a retired school teacher, and a pioneering leader in the American Civil Rights Movement. She marched with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at an NAACP convention. She held the first sit in in the nation in 1958. She speaks of Charlton Heston's involvement in civil rights advocacy and movement for equality. Also included is the Claremore's Belvidere Mansion that has been restored. It is a brick Victorian that has beautiful intricate mosaic work with Italian porcelain tile, marble wainscoting, and pressed tin. Construction on this home stared in 1902 (circa). The Wells Building is in Historic Downtown Sapulpa, Oklahoma located on Historic Route 66. Outside of Perkins, Oklahoma the Iowa Tribe built the Eagle Aviary which serves as a refuge for eagles, paying tribute to the use of eagles in tribal ceremonies. This aviary houses eagles rescued from the wild that are injured and cannot be fully rehabilitated. The aviary houses Bald Eagle, Golden Eagles, and Now they face limited space and must turn away eagles.
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- Copyright Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA). Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
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OETA - Oklahoma Educational Television Authority
Identifier: HD39404CC (OETA (Oklahoma Educational Television Authority))
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- APA: Preserving Oklahoma History #103. Boston, MA: OETA, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-521-qz22b8wj5r